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Green Bay Phoenix

Green Bay Phoenix
Logo
University University of Wisconsin–Green Bay
Conference Horizon League
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Mary Ellen Gillespie
Location Green Bay, WI
Varsity teams 16
Basketball arena Resch Center (men)
Kress Events Center (women)
Soccer stadium Aldo Santaga Stadium
Mascot Phlash the Phoenix
Nickname Phoenix
Fight song UWGB Fight Song
Colors
     Forest green       White
Website www.greenbayphoenix.com

The Green Bay Phoenix, previously known as the UW–Green Bay Phoenix and UWGB Phoenix, are the athletic teams of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. A total of 16 Phoenix athletic teams compete in the Horizon League of NCAA Division I. The school does not sponsor a football team.

Teams

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay sponsors teams in six men's, eight women's, and one coed NCAA sanctioned sports:[1]

Women's basketball

During the past five seasons (2008/09-2012/13), the Green Bay women's basketball team has the third highest winning-percentage in the NCAA Division I with a 175-21 mark trailing only Connecticut and Stanford. The Phoenix has the fifth-most wins in Division I during that same stretch. It also has the second-most consecutive winning seasons with 36 behind Louisiana Tech (39) and Tennessee (40). Green Bay has won or tied for the Horizon League regular-season championship 15 straight years. The mark is the longest active streak in Division I NCAA women’s basketball.[2] Since the 2002-03 season Green Bay has been ranked in the top 25 polls, with the highest ranking being #9 at the conclusion of the 2010-11 season when they made it to the Sweet 16 where they lost to the University of Baylor, 86-76. They have been to the NCAA tournament 14 times, advancing to the second round five times and to the Sweet 16 once.

Men's basketball

Softball

The Green Bay softball team has also entered the national spotlight recently. In the 2005 season, they claimed their first Horizon League tournament championship after being picked to finish last in the conference. They went on to the national tournament, where they defeated #6 seed Oregon State in the first round of the tournament.

Soccer

Current Squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
23x15px GK Dani Alvarado
23x15px GK Kyle Ihn
23x15px GK Dary DeWalt
23x15px GK Richardo Pinto
23x15px DF Defrim Ramushevski
23x15px DF Nathan Kelsey
23x15px DF Trey Benhart
23x15px DF Just Andreas Salvesen
23x15px DF Brandon Hall
23x15px DF Jermany Nji
23x15px DF Tristan Fairclough
23x15px MF Billy Donovan
23x15px MF Jordan Dover
No. Position Player
23x15px MF James Pendrigh
23x15px MF Sidney McClain
23x15px MF AJ Patterson
23x15px MF Conner Sendobry
23x15px MF Audi Jepson
23x15px MF Tyler Swanner
23x15px MF Lawrence Talery
23x15px FW Adam Nelson
23x15px FW Cheenuj Shong
23x15px FW Fayçal Oulahbib
23x15px FW Emmanuel Ekunseitan
23x15px FW Jordan Etsio

Notable sports figures

Athletes

Coaches

  • Dick Bennett, former head basketball coach (and father of the aforementioned Tony Bennett)
  • Kevin Borseth, current women's head basketball coach

References

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